Game On Dunwoody!


Dunwoody, GA (October 27, 2016) – The DHS Community Association is partnering with Dunwoody High School to officially launch the GAME ON! Capital Campaign to raise funds for dramatically improving and enhancing athletic facilities at Dunwoody High School.  The launch comes on the heels of a recently completed professional feasibility study that confirmed both the capacity and intent among potential donors to support the campaign.  The goal of the GAME ON! campaign is to raise $2 million to cover the cost of adding a multi-sport artificial turf field with a re-surfaced track, outdoor lighting for the softball and multi-sport field, spectator seating, a field house with restrooms, concessions, locker rooms, weight room, etc., along with a maintenance fund to help maintain the facilities.  The capital campaign is expected to run over the next three years.

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Nominations open for Reporter Newspapers ’20 Under 20′ students

Each January, we feature students from public and private schools and colleges who have given back to their community in a significant way. In recent years, some of these students have created their own nonprofits, or have given up summer vacation to work domestically and abroad to help the less fortunate. One even helped build […]

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Ashford Park to close Oct. 24-28 for renovations

 Note from Audra:  Ashford Park was one of my kids favorite parks when they were little.  I need to go back and visit after the renovations!!

Ashford Park will be closed the week of Oct. 24-28 for installation of a new shade structure over the sandbox as well as the construction of a new family picnic shelter in the park.

 However, Ashford Park’s community room will remain open for meetings and rentals. Anyone with questions can call (404) 275-9901.

North Peachtree Traffic Calming is approved by affected residents – issue now moves to Dunwoody City Council

The North Peachtree Corridor between Davantry Road and Mount Vernon Road has qualified for Traffic Calming improvements per the city’s Traffic Calming Policy.   The city received an initial petition with signatures from 20% of the affected residents and conducted a speed study, which showed that the 85th percentile for speed is 36 mph along one segment measured. The city has since selected a consulting firm to facilitate a neighborhood meeting and produce a comprehensive design for the project.  Continue Reading at Heneghan’s Dunwoody Blog

‘Spooky Springs’ Oct. 29 lets young Sandy Springs trick-or-treaters celebrate Halloween

A “not-so-frightful” Halloween celebration for young children will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at Sandy Springs’ Abernathy Greenway Park. Dubbed “Spooky Springs,” the free event runs 6 to 8 p.m. at the park at 70 Abernathy Road NE. It will include stations with trick-or-treat candy, face-painting and photos, plus the Dog on Wheels food truck. […]

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DeKalb Commissioner Nancy Jester’s chief of staff arrested

DeKalb County Commissioner Nancy Jester’s chief of staff was arrested and charged Oct. 24 for allegedly making false statements to police and saying he was being  held against his will, according to a DeKalb County Police report. Jeffrey Breedlove, 49, was charged arrested at a Budget Inn and Suites on Memorial Drive. Jester did not […]

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